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California Lighthouse

Northern Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Walking
Description: One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island.
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New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The lighthouse alone is nice enough, but it is the views of the island that are what is worth the visit. The Italian restaurants is expensive but a very good experience. Excellent food and service. Amazing sunset views.

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Selden, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Not much to see here but it is a quick ride from the high rise section. Good views and picture opportunities. The restaurant wasn't very good. Food was lacking and expensive. We were a party of six and five of the six meals weren't good. The veal was ok. The lighthouse is in need of TLC. Don't bother with the... More

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Ossining, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Loved the scenery, but was kind of upset because the Lighthouse was closed =(. try to go early morning, if you go later on the day you will find yourself with too many ppl.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The old lighthouse is in need of some minor repairs- that being said it is still neat to see and take photos of. The restaurant is supposed to be good, but I didn't stop. It's an easy drive past Malmok beach and worth the few extra minutes.

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

It was very hard to get to and did not have the "wow" factor to me. There is better to see in Aruba, just my humble opinion.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

If you're looking for a little drive to get away from the beach, it's an alright spot to see. If offers a nice view of the rocky landscape and beyond that the blue ocean. The lighthouse is not awe inspiring but the restaurant up there, although we didn't eat there also offered a nice view of the surrounding area. Worth... More

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New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It’s a lighthouse. So what! You can’t go inside or climb up. I didn’t think the view was so wonderful. After a few minutes, I had enough.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Although the California light house is nothing special the views across the sea are amazing. There is a place to get refreshments but we didn't try them

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stopped by here on the end of our incredible UTV tour. It's a lighthouse. That's it. It's pretty derelict too. If its such an attraction, then someone should do something to fix it up to look nicer.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The view! The View! The View! Make sure you have a reservation before driving up. You will have to wait for a table, even with a reservation, however the view is sooo worthy. The pasta was good and my fish was done to perfection. Amazing dessert!

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